Department Colloquium: Laura Forti

Fine Arts Building Room 53

Laura Forti is playwright, journalist and translator. She currently serves as the Cultural Manager of the Jewish Community of Florence, Italy. Her works have been translated and distributed in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Spain, England and Chile.  She is a recognized expert and scholar on the European history of the Holocaust.

She has collaborated  with the Parma Theater of Parma, which produced some of her works. Ms. Forti’s works are published by Publishing and Entertainment. She has also written for radio, working with Radio Swiss for some time as an author with Francesca Giorzi.

She edited two works by dramatist George Tabori, Cannibali and Mein Kampf for the publishing house Einaudi, and an invited scholar at the International Symposium on George Tabori and the Theatre of the Holocaust here at UGA on in 2015.

The Department of Theatre and Film Studies will be producing her play, Pesach, in the Fine Arts Building, January 4-7, 2018.

 

 

  • Friday, December 1, 2017 at 12:10 pm